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Events
The Villages Aviation Club
On The Wing
by
Judie Betz
(The Villages Daily Sun Newspaper Columnist)   

By Judie Betz
Daily Sun column September , 2014

AVIATION COLUMN

OCTOBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Oct. 4 – Free Flight Airport (2FA6), 1511 Taylor Ave., Coleman. 9 a.m. Village Flyers LSA Club regular 1st
Saturday monthly meeting. Scott Charlton: 352-603-7535 or scottcfii@centurylink.net or Frank Arenas:
352-748-6629 or freeflight@cfl.rr.com.

         Oct. 4 - Keystone Heights Airport (42J). Regular 1st Saturday breakfast. 8-11 a.m. $7. Bob Oehl,
Susan King: 352-256-8037 or flyin@wingsofdreams.org.

Oct. 4 – Ocala Flying Model Field, 1020 SE 110th Street. Ocala Flying Model Club regular 1st Saturday
monthly meeting. Tom Getz: 352-753-5470 or tomgetz0507@gmail.com or www.ocalaflyingmodelclub.
com.

Oct. 4 – Albert Whitted Airport (SPG), St Petersburg. Regular 1st Saturday Airport Preservation Society
fly-in pancake breakfast. 727-822-1532 or awaps.org.

Oct. 4-5 – Melbourne International Airport (MLB). Air Show. See http://www.airandspaceshow.com.

Oct. 10 – Bradenton Recreation Center, The Villages Wings of Gold Squadron Naval Aviators regular
2nd Friday meeting. 7-9 p.m. Stuart Reynolds: 633-7619 or stuandnancy@comcast.net.

Oct. 10-12 – Thomasville, GA, Regional Airport (TVI). 47th annual regional grassroots fly-in combined
with Florida Sport Aviation Antique and Classic association (FSAACA) monthly fly-out. Brent Mayo: 904-
624-0037 or mayo3808@bellsouth.net or www.fsaaca.org and Irv NeSmith: 229-403-1071 or
irvneva@earthlink.net.

Oct. 11 – Love’s Landing Aviation Community (97FL), Weirsdale. EAA Chapter 1236 regular 2nd Saturday
meeting CANCELLED THIS MONTH. Will resume in November on Nov. 8, 9 a.m., coffee and donuts, 10 a.
m. meeting and speaker. Washburns big yellow and red hangar.  Lorene Washburn: 352-750-5312 or
lorenewashburn@gmail.com.

Oct. 11 – Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX), Titusville. Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum ramp.
Regular 2nd Saturday pancake breakfast with omelet station, 8-11 a.m. RSVP at least 2 days prior with
number in party. $8 breakfast, free museum admission for fly-in pilots and passengers. 321-268-1941 or
vacwarbirds@bellsouth.net.

Oct. 13 - The Villages Aviation Club regular 2nd Monday monthly meeting resumes after summer break.
Seabreeze Regional Recreation Center. 7 p.m. Jim Waymire: 352-753-3938 or jlwaymire@centurylink.net
or Gene Laskowitz: 352-750-1396 or genelinda25@yahoo.com.

Oct. 14 - Glenview Champions Country Club, The Villages. The Military Aviators of The Villages, who
include ex-military aviators (pilots, ground crew, etc.) social group meets for lunch on 2nd Tuesday at
12 noon. Larry Landermann: 352-391-9209 or TheVillLarry@comcast.net.

Oct. 16 – Glenview Champions Country Club, The Villages. B-17 and P-51 pilots flying out of England
before V-E Day monthly lunch group regular 3rd Thursday luncheon. 12 noon.  Gil Belair: 352-259-1167.

Oct. 16 – Ocala International Airport (OCF). Air Force Association, Red Tail Memorial Chapter 136
regular 3rd Thursday monthly meeting. 7 p.m. Rental car building. Mike Emig: 352-854-8328 or
Xtoothman@aol.com  or John Murphy: 352-347-6064 or bam0607@embarqmail.com or in The Villages,
Paul Mink: 352-430-2972 or amink72@embarqmail.com.

Oct. 16 – Leesburg Community Center, 109 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg. 7 p.m. Southern Eagles Squadron
RC Flying Club regular 3rd Thursday monthly meeting. Mickey Murphy: 352-751-7425 or svwarthog@aol.
com  or www.southerneaglesquadron.com.

Oct. 18 – Paradise Center, The Villages. Hangar Flyers regular 3rd Saturday monthly meeting. Come
share your interesting aviation stories. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Lou Branch: 352-259-6965.

Oct. 18 – Ocala International Airport (OCF).  EAA Chapter 812 regular 3rd Saturday monthly meeting. 9:30
a.m. Bob Law: 352-591-3339 or boblaw2001@yahoo.com.

Oct. 18 - Valkaria Airport (X59). Regular 3rd Saturday monthly EAA and airport association-sponsored
breakfast.  8 -11 a.m.  $5. Steve Borowski: 321-952-4590 or steve.borowski@brevardcounty.us.

Oct. 18 – New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport (EVB). Air gate Hangar. Regular 3rd Saturday monthly
Timeless Wings & Wheels Fly-in breakfast. Carole: 386-314-4499 or www.timelesswingsandwheels.com.

Oct. 22 – Ocala Elks Lodge, Ocala. Florida Aero Club, Ocala Chapter regular 4th Wednesday dinner
meeting.  6 p.m. Barbara Putnam: 727-647-4495 or putnambarbara@aol.com.

Oct. 25 – Flying W Air Ranch (9FL1), Bushnell. 8-11 a.m. EAA Chapter 1489 pancake breakfast. Steve
Bensinger: 352-235-9598 or foolzinfo@flyingfoolz.org.

Oct. 25 - Leesburg International Airport (LEE). Regular last Saturday EAA Chapter 534 meeting. 9 a.m.
Airport administration building/CAP room, followed by work on planes at the EAA hangar. Joel Hargis:
407-716-9737 or www.534.eaachapter.org.

Oct. 25 – Live Oak Airport (24J). Regular last Saturday fly-in breakfast. 8:30 a.m.           

Oct. 25-26 – NAS Jax Air Show. Blue Angels. www.nasjaxairshow.com.

Oct. 27 – Perkins Restaurant on CR 466, The Villages. DFC Society, The Villages Chapter regular 4th
Monday breakfast meeting. 9 a.m. Holders of the DFC, regardless of Service, are welcome. David
Lehtonen: 352-753-1361 or Bob Sherman: 352-751-1771.

NOTES:  Ocala International Airport (OCF), Civil Air Patrol, Marion County Composite Squadron meets
EVERY Tuesday night. 6:30 p.m. Ron Kielty: 352-239-2947. Be sure to check out SocialFlight.com for all
sorts of events.

Judie Betz may be reached at judiebetz@gmail.com or (352) 362-8286).      
Judie at Albert Whitted
airfield flying her beautiful
Vans RV12

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